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    by Published on 07-27-2017 02:28 PM
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    Buhl Sons 5/8 // Brush Craft handle with 24mm Tuxedo knot // Fine - Snakebite // Chatillon Lux - Taum Sauk



    by Published on 01-29-2017 12:36 PM
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    The straight razor world not only carries a colorful ritual, but it also has a colorful history. Straight Razor Place Mentor and historian Martin103 gives us a glimpse into the story of the straight razor.



    OBIE: What is the history of the western style straight razor? When did they come into use, as we know them?

    MARTIN: There is plenty of evidence found on paintings and illustrations going back to the 15th Century. ...
    by Published on 04-29-2017 04:39 AM
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    2. Honing

    Welcome,

    Straight Razor Place members created a thread on the forum that highlights the hones that are used on their razors. Hones of all types are shown in use, from man-made to naturals. Drop in from time to time and see what hones are currently being used, not to mention some beautiful razors.

    "Hone Of The Day"

    Enjoy the journey,,,,,


    by Published on 02-24-2017 01:49 AM
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    Welcome,
    One of the many pleasures experienced in the shave community, is the use of equipment that is often decades or centuries old. Possibly the greatest pleasure is experienced by the individuals who take these icons of yesteryear and breathe life back into them. Restoration professionals take their work seriously and deliver to us a gift that will keep on giving for decades to come.

    Straight Razor Place is fortunate to have many restoration professionals in it's membership. Keep an eye on this article, as it will often highlight their remarkable work. To see this restoration process, follow the link below.



    Triton 7/8 Restoration

    Enjoy the journey,,,,,

    by Published on 02-24-2017 04:30 AM
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    Welcome,
    Honing with a Nagura stone is a method that many of us shy away from; probably due to a lack of understanding in their history and use. Follow the link below to an article written by Straight Razor Place member Mainaman where you can get some insight into this method of honing.

    Enjoy the journey,,,,
    ...

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    doc47

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